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9th Annual Red, White, And Boom Tuesday At Putnam Fairgrounds

The Putnam County Fairgrounds will host the 9th annual Red, White, and Boom Tuesday. Better Cookeville founder Ricky Shelton said the celebration is the second-largest fireworks show in Tennessee with over 50,000 annual visitors. He said the celebration is important as a show of patriotism and respect. “We have to celebrate Independence, it’s about our liberty, it’s about our freedom,” ... Read More »

US Army Displaying Tank At Red, White, And Boom

The United States Army will have a 70-ton tank on display at the fairgrounds Tuesday. Sargeant First Class Manuel Rodriguez said he and another Master Gunner will be at the Red White and Boom event to educate people about the tank and its importance and represent the Army. “It’s been used overseas, it’s been used for the training of new ... Read More »

Shelton Celebrates Final Red, White & Boom As Mayor, Will Continue Tradition

Eighth Annual Red, White, and Boom set to return to the Putnam County Fairgrounds Monday evening, with more than just the 2nd largest firework show in the state. Mayor Ricky Shelton said that the festivities will have something for everyone. He said that there will be a kids’ parade, a patriotic program honoring veterans, and food trucks, music, and fireworks ... Read More »

Kids Parade Leads Monday’s Red White And Boom Activities In Cookeville

The Upper Cumberland will be busy this Fourth of July Monday with celebrations in Crossville, Livingston, and McMinnville, culminating with Cookeville’s Red White and Boom. A celebration of young people leads off the day with the annual kids parade around the courthouse square. Registration begins Monday morning at 9:15am in the parking lot of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home ... Read More »

Red, White and Boom Classic Car Cruise-In Comes Back For 4th Of July Weekend

The Red, White and Boom Classic Car Cruise-in Celebration returns for its 6th year at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Coordinator Becky Raines said that people can expect interesting cars, music, and a presentation of the colors program, all starting at 9 a.m. “We will be happy to have anyone,” Raines said. “We will have some tents that will be giving ... Read More »

Cookeville Red, White and Boom Parking and Viewing Guidelines

If you plan to watch fireworks at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Saturday, be prepared to social distance. Putnam County Parks and Recreation Director John Ross Albertson said on arrival, viewers will be guided to specific parking spots with enough space to practice social distancing. County officials ask groups to stay within the designated parking throughout the show. “We have also ... Read More »